Skip to comments.Democrats test strength in deep-red Arizona special election (AZ-08)
Posted on 04/24/2018 6:44:18 AM PDT by GuavaCheesePuff
Democrats are hoping to continue their recent momentum in special elections Tuesday when voters outside of Phoenix head to the polls to fill a vacancy created when Republican Rep. Trent Franks resigned in December amid sexual harassment allegations.
Democrats don't think they will win the race that pits Hiral Tipirneni, a physician, against Republican Debbie Lesko, a former state senator. And Arizona's 8th Congressional District has all the hallmarks of a place Republican should easily win: Voters in the predominantly senior and white district, where there are around 78,000 more registered Republicans than Democrats, backed President Donald Trump by 21 percentage points in 2016.
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As long as they only have to spend money on one election, they at least have a chance of winning.
What the Democrats need is that caravan of a few thousand
“immigrants”, headed this way, to help sway the elections in their favor.
They have a large part of their fifth column here already. All they need is a few thousand more to tip the scales.
(not to mention a few million out-of-state voters, ready to vote with no i.d. necessary.)
(Scu&bag, subversive revolutionaries will always be scu&bag,
You nailed it. I don’t think they’ll have the bucks to pull this stuff off in November. For a “blue wave, they are going to need a huge green wave first.
it very hard for a incumbent party to hold a seat that a incumbent vacates due to scandal. Voters almost always vote for the other party to “punish” the incumbent for their mis deeds.
Recent Dem strength in special elections has more to do with voters punishing the GOP for real, or imagined, wrong doing in office.
Good news for the GOP, these seats almost always flip back to the original party at the next election.
On a flip side, RNC and NRCC spent $1.2 million on this safe district for an election for a seat that will last six month.
We can’t spend money like a drunk alcoholic at a bar.
Spending in the #AZ08 special election through 4/21: $1.7 million
GOP groups: $1.36 million
Dem groups: $332,288
Working Families Party (pro-Tiperneni): $200k
I just read lastnight that Hiral Tipirneni will run in the next election should she lose this one.
The Democrat is leading in all the polls. Another deep red seat about ongo blue.
We can laugh off the “blue wave” talk, but it’s becoming ver obvious November is going to be a disaster for the Republicans and Trump.
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